Table 3.

Association of adenoma number, size of the largest adenoma, and histology of adenoma with VFA or plasma adiponectin concentration in Japanese patients with colorectal adenoma

Adenoma number
Size of the largest adenoma
Histology of adenoma
Variables1(n = 23)2 (n = 13)≥3 (n = 15)P*>10 mm (n = 41)≤10 mm (n = 10)PT (n = 44)TV/V (n = 7)P
VFA (cm2)
    Median80110118<0.0192114<0.0197138<0.01
    Minimum35265126982698
    Maximum146161179154179154179
Adiponectin (μg/mL)
    Median7.96.05.7<0.057.55.1<0.017.15.0<0.05
    Minimum4.62.82.92.85.12.82.9
    Maximum14.412.09.014.48.214.48.2
  • Abbreviations: T, tubular; TV, tubulovillous; V, villous.

  • * Jonckheere test.

  • Wilcoxon rank sum test.